Stellenbosch: Language & transition

2015-11-23 16:00

Last week Professor Wim de Villiers, rector and vice chancellor of Stellenbosch University leaped into the right side of South African history when he announced bold plans to make English the main medium of instruction at the university.

Unanimous support for Maties English plan - SRC

2015-11-20 20:36

All Stellenbosch University student representative structures have come out in support of the proposal to have English as the primary language of instruction, the SRC says.

Stellenbosh University apologises to students, lifts interdict

2015-10-23 19:17

Stellenbosch University has apologised to students for the "trauma" caused when action was taken against them to remove them from the institution. It says it will immediately apply to have an interdict against students lifted.

#FeesMustFall: I feel like failure

2015-10-22 21:18

'I get food from a social worker and I feel helpless.' - Bathandwa Xhallie, 24, University of Stellenbosch

Tuks & Stellies student protest: What you need to know

2015-10-20 16:36

Protests over high tertiary tuition fee increases have hit campuses countrywide.

There are problems when Afrikaans is used as a means of instruction – Nzimande

2015-10-15 16:27

Higher Education minister Blade Nzimande has launched a veiled attack at the University of Stellenbosch, accusing the institution of exclusionary tactics by using Afrikaans as the medium of instruction.

Stellenbosch University council accepts various motions on transformation

2015-09-29 21:46

The Stellenbosch University says its council has accepted various motions related to transformation at the institution.

Dual-medium teaching not yet fully possible - Stellenbosch University

2015-09-21 22:10

It is practically not possible for Stellenbosch University to offer parallel English and Afrikaans teaching in all lectures from January next year, the institution says.

We are treated like animals at Elsenburg - black student

2015-09-03 20:14

"These Afrikaners act like we’re animals and they’re still our baas. This place is like a little apartheid village," a black Elsenburg Agricultural College student says.

WATCH: #RhodesMustFall made Luister filmmakers realise how little had changed at Stellenbosch

The makers of Luister are all University of Cape Town students. They say the Rhodes Must Fall Movement opened their eyes to the transformation needed at Stellenbosch University.

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WATCH: Stellenbosch students simultaneously vandalise and clean-up statue on campus

Students at the Stellenbosch University who continued to vandalise a statue while others attempted to clean it up could face disciplinary action, the university has said.

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Stellenbosch, UWC revise exam schedules

2015-10-23 21:02

Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape have revised examination schedules in light of the student protests.

0% fee hike: Students react with tears and jubiliation

2015-10-23 16:12

Students have reacted with tears and jubilation as news spread that President Jacob Zuma had agreed to a zero percent increase on student fees.

Stellenbosch academics call for end to interdict

2015-10-22 17:57

A group of concerned academics at Stellenbosch University have called on the institution to drop an interdict against protesting students.

Stellenbosch students prevent staff from leaving

2015-10-19 18:01

Students are staging a sit-in at Stellenbosch University's Admin B building, which they have dubbed "Winnie Mandela House". Students are also preventing staff from leaving the campus.

Record prices at winemakers guild auction

2015-10-04 17:32

New record prices have been reached for both red and white wines at the 31st Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction.

The problem with ‘I am Stellenbosch’

2015-09-27 15:00

The #IAmStellenbosch campaign launched its Facebook page on Thursday, and its first significant post displays photographs of Stellenbosch students holding up statements that express their identities.

Stellenbosch University a 'mini-apartheid island' - Sasco

2015-09-18 19:00

Stellenbosch University is a “mini-apartheid island” in urgent need of change. So says South African Students' Congress national executive committee member, Luntu Sokutu.

Stellenbosch showcased in Jozi

2015-09-03 15:34

Gauteng will get a taste of Stellenbosch at an upcoming showcase of wine, food, music and art.

Huge audience and Parliamentary interest unexpected - 'Luister' filmmakers

We're joined in studio by the creators of Luister. Markus Hegewisch, Declan Manca, Erik Mulder and Dan Corder explain why they made the film.

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